McKINNEY (Aug. 28, 2013) — The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents free activities and live entertainment during High Noon on the Courthouse Lawn every Friday during September and October. From noon to 1 p.m., bistro tables will be set up on the lawn. Activities range from live music to Bingo.

Entertainment and Activity Schedule:

Sept. 6 – B-I-N-G-O

Sept. 13 – Boot Scootin’ Boogie-Line Dancing Lessons

Sept. 20 – Karaoke with Doubletake Productions

Sept. 27 – Oktoberfest

Oct. 4 – National Taco Day with Mariachi Michoacan

Oct. 11 – Bluegrass Stampede

Oct 18 – S’mores & Safety with the McKinney Fire Department

Oct. 25 – Pumpkin Painting

Participating restaurants providing a brown bag lunch include One Lazy Lizard, Patina Green, The Pantry, SNUG on the Square, Spoons Café and Sauce, or grab a bite at any of the downtown McKinney eateries, listed on the downtown website.

McKinney Performing Arts Center is located at the Historic Collin County Courthouse in the heart of Historic Downtown McKinney – 111 North Tennessee St. For more information, visit or call 972-547-2650.


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of nearly 141,000. Incorporated in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. The city ranks No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at